Is Subway tile outdated?

Is Subway tile outdated?

I saw someone write somewhere that they were so tired of seeing subway tile EVERYWHERE. Not just in different houses, but the SAME EXACT tile in the kitchen as in the bathroom(s). And it made me think - huh - is that so bad? Is that BORING?

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Let's talk PAINTED CEILINGS

Let's talk PAINTED CEILINGS

I've been seeing a lot of painted ceilings lately, and let me tell you, I am intrigued! Which means...I've been looking at ALL my ceilings and considering which I can paint!

Now - I do love white. And 99.9% of ceilings in every house are white. But sometimes...a space calls for some extra. And that might come in the form of a painted (other than white) ceiling...let's check out some inspiration pics!

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'Closet under the stairs' Makeover

'Closet under the stairs' Makeover

Several years ago I was so absolutely fed up with this wonderfully quirky pit of 'everything we don't know what to do with, we throw in here', aka the coat closet under the stairs that I had to do SOMETHING DRASTIC. I decided to make it over into a little 'library' for the kids. A cozy little 'room' where they could go solo or huddle with each other and read or play.

Wish I had a  BEFORE 'before' pic, but this one is the in between, after it had already been a library but before we repainted.

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